American Business Group Rome
Speaker for November 2017 Lunch
Kieran L. Ramsey
Kieran L. Ramsey is Legal Attaché for Italy, the Holy See, San Marino, and Malta at The US Embassy, Rome.
Mr. Ramsey, originally from New York, began his law enforcement career in 1994 with the former U.S. Customs Service. While with Customs, Mr. Ramsey served as a Special Agent (SA) in Laredo, Texas and worked a myriad of investigations concerning drug trafficking and money laundering against the Mexican and Colombian drug cartels. Mr. Ramsey entered on duty as a Special Agent of the FBI in 1998.
From 1999 through 2005, he served in the Seattle Division, where he had assignments on a public corruption task force, an organized crime squad, and on the Seattle Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF). In 2005, Mr. Ramsey was promoted to FBI Headquarters, which was then followed by subsequent leadership roles as the Legal Attaché (LEGAT) in Cairo, Egypt and the Supervisory Senior Resident Agent (SSRA) of New Hampshire. In 2013, he was promoted to the position of Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) for the Boston Division and led the Boston Marathon Bombing Task Force, as well as multiple disruptions against ISIL directed terrorist plots.
In March 2016, Mr. Ramsey reported to Rome, Italy, in his current role as LEGAT for Italy, the Holy See, San Marino, and Malta.
Mr. Ramsey holds a B.S. from Northeastern University in Boston, MA, and a M.A. from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. He is married with two sons, who both love pasta alla carbonara and gelato al cioccolato.
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